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CVB seeks to build tourism through legislature

As a new legislative session dawns in early 2011, the Fergus Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau is already prepared for what items they want to push in St. Paul. According to CVB Executive Director Jean Bowman, there are five main issues that the statewide CVB organization, and in turn the state’s local CVBs, will be […]

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Local fans approve of Childress firing

When the Vikings announced on Monday morning that the team had fired head coach Brad Childress, many fans around the state got their wish. Heckling yells and signs that read “Fire Chilly” have become par for the course at recent Vikings home games, and the pressure had been building on the coach to perform – […]

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Rice allowed to return to practice

EDEN PRAIRIE — Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Sidney Rice has been taken off the physically unable to perform list, allowing him to return to practice. Coach Brad Childress announced Wednesday the decision regarding Rice, who has been recovering from hip surgery in late August. The Vikings have up to three weeks to evaluate his progress […]

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Favre suffers multiple fractures

Associated Press EDEN PRAIRIE — Brett Favre’s ironman streak has endured a litany of injuries and even a pair of premature retirement press conferences. Perhaps this is the week that, finally, Favre’s health prevents him from playing. The 41-year-old Minnesota quarterback has a stress fracture in his left ankle that could end his NFL-record streak […]

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STICH: Vikings, Twins leave an empty feeling

Is it our destiny? After having one of the greatest days in Minnesota sports last week, now I just feel empty. The Vikings acquisition of Randy Moss and the Twins hosting the reviled Bronx bombers in the playoffs made my inner-child burst out with excitement. “Do you know what this means,” I told my friends. […]

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A purple gnome brings some football magic

I don’t know what goes on in the Underworld, but it is truly magically. On Tuesday I came home from work to find a purple gnome in my living room. It was painted up as a football fan and had “Vikings” painted on it in a few places. The gnome, which was sitting near my […]

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Moss returning to Minnesota Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS — Randy Moss is returning to Minnesota — and people at the team namesake Viking Cafe in Fergus Falls couldn’t be any more excited. The New England Patriots traded the seven-time Pro Bowl wide receiver to the Vikings this morning, giving Moss the exit he expected all along and sending him back to the […]

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